Broken Sword 2 remastered edition coming early next year

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The classic adventure game Broken Sword 2 will be making a comeback early next year in the form of a 'remastered' edition, which will include improved backgrounds, revamped animations and cutscenes, and an accompanying comic. Read on for more details and screens.

The re-release was announced over on the Revolution Software site, and mentions that Broken Sword - The Smoking Mirror Remastered will be coming to PC "very early next year".

The list of improvements include "fully animated facial expressions, enhanced graphics throughout, high quality music as well as a context-sensitive hint system, and diary. The game also features Dropbox integration which facilitates a unique cross-platform save-game feature, enabling players to enjoy the same adventure simultaneously on multiple devices"

The bundle will also include an interactive comic by Dave Gibbons, who worked with Alan Moore on the Watchmen. Here are the first screens from the remastered edition.

Tom Senior

Part of the UK team, Tom was with PC Gamer at the very beginning of the website's launch—first as a news writer, and then as online editor until his departure in 2020. His specialties are strategy games, action RPGs, hack ‘n slash games, digital card games… basically anything that he can fit on a hard drive. His final boss form is Deckard Cain.